Maggie Gyllenhaal/Robert Downey, Jr.

Many Americans descend from a variety of European ethnicities, with ancestral roots across every country in Europe. Actors Robert Downey, Jr. and Maggie Gyllenhaal are textbook examples of Americans with a rich medley of European immigrant stories in their family trees. Delve into their deep America...

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Corporate Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group., Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], c2012.
Series: Finding Your Roots.
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Summary: Many Americans descend from a variety of European ethnicities, with ancestral roots across every country in Europe. Actors Robert Downey, Jr. and Maggie Gyllenhaal are textbook examples of Americans with a rich medley of European immigrant stories in their family trees. Delve into their deep American roots in early colonial communities and meet their Eastern European Jewish ancestors, who share almost identical migration stories. From the Mayflower to Ellis Island, journey through centuries of immigration that shaped and built this melting pot nation.
Item Description: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 15, 2014.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sd., col.
Format: Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Audience: 7 & up.
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